US HISTORY
Unit 7 Guide
CIVIL WAR & RECONSTRUCTION

Chapters 12 & 13 [PATHWAYS]

THE CIVIL WAR
Confederacy
Union

Southern states leave the Union to form the south (Jefferson Davis, President)
-    Why?

Battles (from Fort Sumter to Lee’s surrender)
Improving war tools (guns, boats & cannons)
Stonewall Jackson
General Robert E. Lee
General U. S. Grant
General McClellan
Strengths / Weaknesses of the North & South
Military Strategy

Emancipation Proclamation

RECONSTRUCTION
-    Freedman’s Bureau
-    Goals of “Freed People”
-    Circumstances of re-admittance for Southern States
-    Black Codes
-    13, 14, & 15th Amendments
-    Military Reconstruction Act
-    Debt peonage
-    Sharecropping
-    Tenant Farmers
-    KKK
-    President Hayes & electoral college votes = southern ways restored

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